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Rio Tinto and Lundin Mining Host Community Meeting in Ishpeming

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Rio Tinto and Lundin Mining Corporation are hosting the first in a series of community updates tonight for people to learn more about the recent sale of the Eagle Mine. This evening’s session will be at the Ishpeming Country Village and will give community members a chance […]

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Snyder Dismisses KBIC Casino’s Relocation

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Governor Rick Snyder has declined to support a proposal for the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community to relocate one of its casinos to the former Marquette County Airport. The KBIC proposed closing its casino in Chocolay Township and opening a larger casino at the airport site.  The main […]

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Fire on Former K.I. Sawyer Air Base

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post responded to a structure fire last night around 6:00 at the former K.I. Sawyer Air Base. The fire was reported in a four-stall garage near 329 Commando Street. The unit was completely destroyed along with its contents.  Troopers say two juveniles […]

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40-Year Search For Jimmy Hoffa Reignited

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Federal agents searching for the body of former Teamsters chief Jimmy Hoffa believe they are about to crack one of America’s biggest unsolved mysteries. A suspicious concrete slab was retrieved by investigators from the Oakland Township field where they have been digging for any sign of Hoffa. […]

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Law Prohibiting Schools from Opening Before Labor Day Challenged

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The law has been in place for only a half dozen years, but a state lawmaker is proposing that the statute that prohibits schools from opening before Labor Day be wiped from the books. State House Democrat Andy Schor’s legislation allows schools to start their academic year […]

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Severe Weather Ravages Parts of Lower Michigan

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The National Weather Service says a wave of severe thunderstorms hit parts of lower Michigan, generating winds gusting to 70 mph, golf-ball size hail and a funnel cloud. Storm damage and power outages were reported in Midland, Saginaw County’s Thomas Township, parts of southern Saginaw County and […]

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3-Vehicle Accident on US-41

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a three-vehicle accident yesterday just after 11:00 a.m. on US 41 near Brickyard Road in Marquette Township. Deputies say 21-year-old Patrick Smith of Escanaba pulled out of the Lowe’s parking area onto US 41 in a 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix […]

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Congressman Goes On Food Stamp Budget to Raise Awareness

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Michigan Congressman has begun living on an average food stamp budget for one week to raise awareness about the proposed billions of dollars cut in nutrition programs for low-income families and children. Flint Democrat Dan Kildee says cuts in the food stamp funding include $20.5 billion […]

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MINIs on the Mack Will Attempt to Break World Record

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Mini Cooper automobile owners from all over the country will converge on Mackinaw City in northern Michigan later this summer in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest parade of MINIs at MINIs on the Mack. The MINI rally will take place on […]

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GM Recalls SUVs Due to Door Fire Risk

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – General Motors has recalled 231,000 older model SUVs because of fire risks. The vehicles included are the 2006-2007 Chevy Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier, SAAB 9-7x, Isuzu Ascender and the 2006 Chevy Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL. A short in the circuit board has caused 28 […]

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